Fares Akram

CAMERA Prompts Improved AP Coverage of Palestinian Destruction of Fuel Line

An Associated Press article yesterday stated that vandals destroyed the fuel terminal at Israel's only cargo crossing into Gaza, initially leaving out that the culprits were Gazans, reportedly acting on Hamas instructions. AP responds positively to CAMERA's request to identify those responsible as Palestinian.

AP Amends Inflated Gaza Unemployment Figure

In response to communication from CAMERA, AP amends an article which overstated Gaza's unemployment rate as "nearly 50 percent." The figure is closer to 40 percent.

AP Corrects on Gaza’s ‘First’ Mall

CAMERA prompts corrections today of an AP headline, article and photo captions which wrongly referred to a new mall in Gaza as the territory's "first" mall. In 2010 and 2011, AP had covered the openings of smaller malls.

CAMERA Prompts AP Correction on Palestinian Return Center

Did the Palestinian Return Center twice receive consultative status at the U.N? After yesterday's article about the new development, AP corrects last month's report which had wrongly claimed that the group then achieved that status. 

NY Times’s Page-One Anti-Israel Bias

The New York Times' anti-Israel bias is on prominent display today with a highly skewed page-one headline. Completely inverting reality, the headline declares: "Israel presses air barrage and Hamas strikes back."

NYT Part II: Telling Readers How to Think About Palestinians

Every couple of years the newspaper runs an article that ostensibly focuses on Palestinian anti-Israel indoctrination. But not only do these articles ignore the worst examples of Palestinian incitement, they inevitably soft-pedal the entire issue, pretending that it is fueled by Israel in order to prevent peace negotiations, or that it is part of a bilateral phenomenon, with Israelis sharing the guilt– something that is clearly not the case.

NYT Part II: Telling Readers How to Think About Palestinians

Every couple of years the newspaper runs an article that ostensibly focuses on Palestinian anti-Israel indoctrination. But not only do these articles ignore the worst examples of Palestinian incitement, they inevitably soft-pedal the entire issue, pretending that it is fueled by Israel in order to prevent peace negotiations, or that it is part of a bilateral phenomenon, with Israelis sharing the guilt– something that is clearly not the case.

New York Times Sees ‘Sad Irony’ in Terrorists Killing Terrorist Sympathizer

ArrigoniVittorio Arrigoni, terror tourist and International Solidarity Movement member, sought radical causes that would give his life meaning, and ended up befriending the extremist terrorists of Hamas. His murder in Gaza at the hands of terrorists even more radical than Hamas was the occasion for hagiography in the New York Times.